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  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Its appetite grows keener by indulgence and all we can gratify it with at present serves but the more to inflame its insatiable desires.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
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    Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will be powerless to vex your mind.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    ...there is an element of Play that is almost ritualistic in Black folk life. It serves to mediate the tensions, stress, and pain of constant exploitation and oppression.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
  • Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Russian Novelist 1918-2008
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    A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    After you have made your commitment to say no to what no longer serves you, you will probably be invited to demonstrate that you really mean it.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    An intellectual instinct which extracts the essence from the phenomena of life, as a bee sucks honey from a flower. In addition to study and reflections, life itself serves as a source.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    Art always serves beauty, and beauty is the joy of possessing form, and form is the key to organic life since no living thing can exist without it.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    As falls the dew on quenchless sands, blood only serves to wash ambition's hands.
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
    Anthony Robbins
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    Everything happens for a reason and a purpose, and it serves you.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
    Marcel Proust
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    Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.
  • He profits most who serves best.
  • Jeremy Taylor
    Jeremy Taylor
    British churchman and writer 1613-1667
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    He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Human service is the highest form of self-interest for the person who serves.
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